1766 July 15 (Tuesday). Was early at Mr. Holbrooks. Breakfast and pray there. He makes me several Presents, of Draughts, Pictures, etc., especially a Mathematical Projection containing the Rules for writing each Letter of the Alphabet. Visit Cousen Procter, who informs me that their Troubles with the Overseers of the Poor Subside. Dined at [blank]. At Mr. Surcombs at Eve. At Brother Samuels was Dr. [blank] Pierce, Son of the Late Coll. Ch Pierce of Newbury. Lodge at Brother Samuels.